Erin N. Donahue, B.M., M.A., CCC-SLP
Voice Pathologist & Singing Voice Specialist
Erin N. Donahue, B.M., M.A., CCC-SLP, is a voice pathologist and singing voice specialist at the Blaine Block Institute for Voice Analysis and Rehabilitation (BBIVAR) and the Professional Voice Center of Greater Cincinnati (ProVoice Center). As an undergraduate student, Erin attended the University of Florida and earned degrees in Vocal Performance and Communication Sciences and Disorders (B.M. & B.A. 2010). She received her Master of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. During her time at Miami University, her master’s thesis focused on the prevalence of vocal pathology and reported vocal habits in incoming conservatory musical theatre students, results of which she later published in Journal of Voice and presented at The Fall Voice Conference.
Erin’s professional interests include rehabilitation of singing voice, gender affirmative voice therapy, and professional voice users. She also has a special interest in preventative voice care. She frequently lectures and teaches workshops to various groups such as singers, educators, and vocal performance students on the topics of best practices for maintaining optimal vocal health, vocal anatomy/physiology, and vocal pathology. Erin has also been an invited speaker at conferences focused on transgender singing voice on topics related to physiology of voice and voice modification therapy for gender diverse individuals.
Erin has authored multiple articles related to voice for various publications including Journal of Voice, ASHA SIG-3 Perspectives, Chorus America, Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, and Voice and Speech Review. She developed a training module for graduate student clinicians on evaluation and treatment for a voice feminization patient. Erin also co-authored the 2nd edition of Rating Laryngeal Videostroboscopy and Acoustic Recordings: Normal and Pathologic Samples as well as an exercise in The Vocal Athlete: Application and Techniques for the Hybrid Singer with Dr. LeBorgne. Erin continues to perform locally at a professional level.